Employment Opportunities

Employment

The mission of Cornerstone Christian Academy is to educate children in an environment that provides the highest standards for academic achievement and spiritual development. We invite those who are willing to commit to our school’s mission—and to the high calling of serving children with compassion and grace—to apply for employment.

 

Full-Time Positions

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Primary/Elementary Teacher

We welcome your interest in a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Please complete the attached Application for Teaching and return it to Rhonda Roberts, Human Resources Manager at the school office or by email at [email protected].

Upon request, please be prepared to provide your official college transcripts and any certifications you have earned. If not immediately available please know that prior to employment we will need to have these documents.

Note, too, that prior to employment we will need to have the following reports: Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, Federal Criminal History Record, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.

Upon receipt and review of your Application for Teaching you will be contacted to schedule a visit to the school and an interview with our School Principal.

If you are offered a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy a Letter of Agreement will be given to you that details the terms of employment, including salary and benefits.

We look forward to receiving your completed Application for Teaching.

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School-Based Teacher Leader

Position Title: School-Based Teacher Leader (Full-time Administration)

Date Posted: June 2021

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports To: School Principal

Position Overview and Qualifications:

Cornerstone Christian Academy is seeking a School-Based Teacher Leader to join our staff beginning at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Candidates must have at least 5 years of teaching and/or school administrative experience. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university—preferably in education—is required at minimum.

All Cornerstone teachers are required to profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Candidates should demonstrate Christian character, love for children, collaborative spirit, and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, co-workers, and all school constituents.

Instructional Responsibilities:

The School-Based Teacher Leader is expected to:

  • Coordinate with the Principal to plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instructional programs for K-8th grade teachers—including learning objectives, instructional strategies, assessment techniques, student outcomes, progress monitoring, and the implementation of access to grade level content.
  • Plan and facilitate Professional Learning Communities and grade group meetings to increase student achievement guided by data analysis.
  • Support and demonstrate effective teaching methods and practices, procedures for analyzing student data to guide instructional planning, implementation of lessons, feedback of lessons, and school improvement.
  • Provide academic and instructional support through coaching and feedback aligned to the TNTP Core Rubric.
  • Provide in-class support through modeling and demonstrating best practices aligned to TNTP’s Core Rubric to a minimum of six teachers per coaching cycle.
  • Research instructional strategies and resources for school improvement. Participate in ongoing professional development centered on teacher growth, student outcomes, and effective classroom management strategies.
  • Involve instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional materials to meet student learning needs.
  • Assist the Principal with recruitment and selection of new and replacement faculty; assist in monitoring and mentoring new teachers and academic staff.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and updating of consistent methods for documentation of assessment of student academic progress, i.e. MAP, PSSA, DIBELS, TEST and other relevant academic assessments.

Non-Instructional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy staff are expected to:

  • Know and adhere to the policies and procedures in the Cornerstone Christian Academy Employee Handbook and Faculty and Staff Handbook.
  • Maintain respect for—and appropriate relationships with—every student.
  • Establish and maintain regular contact and communication with parents.
  • Maintain daily oversight of student discipline, preparing written reports as required.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Maintain oversight of student health and safety, including before and after school yard duty.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, and well-ordered classroom.
  • Model the school-wide principles to (1) Respect and celebrate yourself, (2) Respect and celebrate others, (3) Come prepared and willing to serve/learn, and (4) Keep our environment safe and clean.
  • Model a consistent faith and daily walk with Jesus Christ in attitude, speech, character, and quality of work.
  • Attend all-school programs (e.g. Back to School Night)

Professional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy staff are expected to:

  • Hold—or obtain within two (2) years of employment—certification with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • Identify and/or participate in opportunities for professional growth.
  • Attend teacher in-service days and bi-weekly faculty meetings.

Interested candidates are to send a letter of interest and current resume to: [email protected]

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Middle School English Language Arts Teacher

Position Title: Middle School English Language Arts Teacher (Full-time Classroom Teacher)

Date Posted: June 2021

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports To: School Principal

Position Overview and Qualifications:

Cornerstone Christian Academy is seeking a Middle School English Language Arts teacher to join our staff beginning at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and pedagogical methods that will enhance the english language arts instructional program for 5th through 8th grades. Candidates must have prior experience working with children. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university—preferably in education—is required at minimum.

All Cornerstone teachers are required to profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Candidates should demonstrate Christian character, love for children, collaborative spirit, and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, co-workers, and all school constituents.

Instructional Responsibilities:

The English Language Arts Teacher is expected to:

  • Create a classroom environment that develops students’ skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing and skills that are fundamental to literate citizenship.
  • Support the development and appreciation of literature of all types.
  • Motivate students to read for information and recreation.
  • Teach grammar and mechanics.
  • Teach the skills of writing text-dependent analysis and essays.
  • Develop literacy skills through the reading/teaching of grade level novels.
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans following a prescribed curriculum.
  • Adhere to the curricular scope and sequence, integrating Biblical principles and Cornerstone’s philosophy of education throughout the curriculum.
  • Gather student data through observation, dialogue, testing tools, etc. and design strategies to meet student needs.
  • Integrate technology as a tool to engage students in academic content. (Google Classroom, Google Suite, etc.)
  • Assign and incorporate a variety of instructional and assessment strategies to enhance learning.
  • Use Cornerstone’s Curriculum Map, Common Core, and Cornerstone’s Expected Student Outcomes to implement a rigorous curriculum relevant for all students.
  • Employ a variety of instructional methods, aids and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, culturally, and morally.
  • Plan a balanced use of field trips and guest speakers.
  • Regularly assess the learning progress of students via formal and informal assessments.
  • Review and return student assignments in a prompt manner.
  • Be available to meet with students before or after school for additional instruction and help.
  • Implement Responsive Classroom tenets and strategies.

Non-Instructional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy teachers are expected to:

  • Know and adhere to the policies and procedures in the Cornerstone Christian Academy Employee Handbook and Faculty and Staff Handbook.
  • Maintain respect for—and appropriate relationships with—every student.
  • Establish and maintain regular contact and communication with parents.
  • Maintain daily oversight of student discipline, preparing written reports as required.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Maintain oversight of student health and safety, including before and after school yard duty.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, and well-ordered classroom.
  • Model the school-wide principles to (1) Respect and celebrate yourself, (2) Respect and celebrate others, (3) Come prepared and willing to serve/learn, and (4) Keep our environment safe and clean.
  • Model a consistent faith and daily walk with Jesus Christ in attitude, speech, character, and quality of work.
  • Attend all-school programs (Back to School Night, Christmas Program etc.)

Professional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy teachers are expected to:

  • Hold—or obtain within two (2) years of employment—certification with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • Identify and/or participate in opportunities for professional growth.
  • Attend teacher in-service days and bi-weekly faculty meetings.

Interested candidates are to send a letter of interest and current resume to: [email protected]

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Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Position Title: Middle School Social Studies Teacher (Full-time Classroom Teacher)

Date Posted: June 2021

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports To: School Principal

Position Overview and Qualifications:

Cornerstone Christian Academy is seeking a Middle School Social Studies Teacher to join our staff beginning at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and pedagogical methods that will enhance the social studies instructional program for 5th through 8th grades. Candidates must have prior experience working with children. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university—preferably in education—is required at minimum.

All Cornerstone teachers are required to profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Candidates should demonstrate Christian character, love for children, collaborative spirit, and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, co-workers, and all school constituents.

Instructional Responsibilities:

The Social Studies Teacher is expected to:

  • Teach elements of history, geography, politics, economics, religion and culture to students.
  • Keep abreast of current events and initiate spirited and respectful conversations amongst students.
  • Use Cornerstone’s Curriculum Map, Common Core, and Cornerstone’s Expected Student Outcomes to implement a rigorous curriculum relevant for all students.
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans following a prescribed curriculum.
  • Adhere to the curricular scope and sequence, integrating Biblical principles and Cornerstone’s philosophy of education throughout the curriculum.
  • Gather student data through observation, dialogue, testing tools, etc. and design strategies to meet student needs.
  • Integrate technology as a tool to engage students in academic content. (Google Classroom, Google Suite, etc.)
  • Assign and incorporate a variety of instructional and assessment strategies to enhance learning.
  • Employ a variety of instructional methods, aids and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, culturally, and morally.
  • Plan a balanced use of field trips and guest speakers.
  • Assign appropriate projects used for project-based learning, review, and/or enrichment.
  • Regularly assess the learning progress of students via formal and informal assessments.
  • Review and return student assignments in a prompt manner.
  • Be available to meet with students before or after school for additional instruction and help.
  • Implement Responsive Classroom tenets and strategies.
  • Utilize assessment data to plan appropriate measurable student learning goals and to assess student learning outcomes.

Non-Instructional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy teachers are expected to:

  • Know and adhere to the policies and procedures in the Cornerstone Christian Academy Employee Handbook and Faculty and Staff Handbook.
  • Maintain respect for—and appropriate relationships with—every student.
  • Establish and maintain regular contact and communication with parents.
  • Maintain daily oversight of student discipline, preparing written reports as required.
  • Maintain accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Maintain oversight of student health and safety, including before and after school yard duty.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, and well-ordered classroom.
  • Model the school-wide principles to (1) Respect and celebrate yourself, (2) Respect and celebrate others, (3) Come prepared and willing to serve/learn, and (4) Keep our environment safe and clean.
  • Model a consistent faith and daily walk with Jesus Christ in attitude, speech, character, and quality of work.
  • Attend all-school programs (Back to School Night, Christmas Program etc.)

Professional Responsibilities:

All Cornerstone Christian Academy teachers are expected to:

  • Hold—or obtain within two (2) years of employment—certification with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • Identify and/or participate in opportunities for professional growth.
  • Attend teacher in-service days and bi-weekly faculty meetings.

Interested candidates are to send a letter of interest and current resume to: [email protected]

Part-Time Positions

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Substitute Teacher

We welcome your interest in a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Please complete the attached Application for Teaching and return it to Rhonda Roberts, Human Resources Manager at the school office or by email at [email protected].

Upon request, please be prepared to provide your official college transcripts and any certifications you have earned. If not immediately available please know that prior to employment we will need to have these documents.

Note, too, that prior to employment we will need to have the following reports: Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, Federal Criminal History Record, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.

Upon receipt and review of your Application for Teaching you will be contacted to schedule a visit to the school and an interview with our School Principal.

If you are offered a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy a Letter of Agreement will be given to you that details the terms of employment, including salary and benefits.

We look forward to receiving your completed Application for Teaching.

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Lunch and/or Recess Aide

Recess and Lunch Aides are part-time hourly employees at Cornerstone Christian Academy under the supervision of the Office Manager.
Please complete the attached Application and return it to Rhonda Roberts, Human Resources Manager, at the school office or by email at [email protected]

Recess Aides

Recess Aides work from 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily when school is in session, except when there is cancellation of recess due to inclement weather or special programs.

Specific daily responsibilities include:

  • Closely monitoring student activity and behavior, helping to provide for a safe, enjoyable, and healthy environment.
  • Getting out equipment prior to the start of recess and putting everything back at the end.
  • Closely monitoring the school yard, watching for strangers and potential dangers.
  • Relating with students in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Giving immediate attention to students who are injured and completing an incident report.
  • Intervening with and stopping students who are arguing or fighting, completing an incident report, and reporting incidents to the Principal and/or appropriate classroom teacher.

Lunch Aides

Lunch Aides work from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. daily when school is in session, except on those days when students eat lunch in classrooms or there is a special program. (On those occasions aides will be notified in advance.)

Specific daily responsibilities include:

  • Arriving prior to the start of the first lunch period to assist with room preparation, including the cleaning and sanitizing of lunch tables.
  • Monitoring student behavior during lunch periods, helping to provide for a safe, positive, and healthy environment.
  • Relating with students and assisting them in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Wiping off tables after each lunch period in preparation for the next group.
  • Keeping the lunchroom clean, neat, and safe.
  • Remaining after the final lunch period to thoroughly clean and sanitize tables and chairs.
  • Assisting with other responsibilities assigned by the Office Manager.